Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,

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Bible References


Matthew 6:1
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
2 Kings 10:16
Then he said, “Come with me and see my zeal for the Lord!” So he let him ride with him in his chariot.
Luke 16:15
And He told them: “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly admired by people is revolting in God’s sight.
Luke 20:47
They devour widows’ houses and say long prayers just for show. These will receive greater punishment.”
Luke 21:1
He looked up and saw the rich dropping their offerings into the temple treasury.
John 5:44
How can you believe? While accepting glory from one another, you don’t seek the glory that comes from the only God.
John 7:18
The one who speaks for himself seeks his own glory. But He who seeks the glory of the One who sent Him is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
John 12:43
For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
Philippians 1:15
To be sure, some preach Christ out of envy and strife, but others out of good will.
Philippians 2:3
Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
He opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he sits in God’s sanctuary, publicizing that he himself is God.

They make

Deuteronomy 6:8
Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead.
Proverbs 3:3
Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you.
Tie them around your neck;
write them on the tablet of your heart.
Proverbs 6:21
Always bind them to your heart;
tie them around your neck.

The borders

Matthew 9:20
Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,
Numbers 15:38
“Speak to the Israelites and tell them that throughout their generations they are to make tassels for the corners of their garments, and put a blue cord on the tassel at each corner.
Deuteronomy 22:12
Make tassels on the four corners of the outer garment you wear.

General references

Deuteronomy 6:8
Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead.
Isaiah 57:12
I will expose your righteousness,
and your works—they will not profit you.

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